Annie Bell Evans Powell

Published 10:30 pm Saturday, December 3, 2011

November 30, 2011

Annie Bell Evans Powell, 83, of Portsmouth passed away Nov. 30, 2011. A native of Isle of Wight County, she was the daughter of the late James B. and Annie N. (Stokes) Evans and the widow of Cleo Powell.

She is survived by a son, Lee Powell (Sharon) of Virginia Beach; three daughters, Joyice Jones (Rev. Wong-ya Sr.) of Suffolk, Belinda Wright of Dayton, Ohio, and Sherry Elliott (Harry Jr.) of Chesapeake; two granddaughters, Dana Powell and Alexis Elliott; and six grandsons, Benson, Malcolm, and C. Davis Powell, Frederick and Marcus Wright and Harrison Elliott; and other relatives and friends.

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A wake is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday at Crocker Funeral Home, 900 E. Washington St., Suffolk. A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday at 11 am at Chapel Grove UCC, 7366 W. Blackwater Rd., Windsor.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church in Mrs. Powell’s honor. Condolences may be extended to the family at